Young men who subscribe to traditional ideals of manhood are more likely to sexually harass women and bully others.
Many young men still believe in traditional ideals of manhood, including fighting back when pushed, never saying no to sex and maintaining dominance over women.
Activists protest in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. A Supreme Court with a new conservative majority takes the bench as Brett Kavanaugh, narrowly confirmed after a bitter Senate battle, joins his new colleagues to hear his first arguments as a justice.
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A masculinities scholar weighs-in on the the reverberations of the recent Supreme Court hearings and what he calls a disturbing message of "boys will be boys." Men need to stop validating this lesson.
The man who plowed a van into a crowd in Toronto was a member of the so-called ‘incel’ community.
Men who subscribe to ideological masculinity believe that women's empowerment has left them victimised and discriminated against. And they play out their resentment through violent acts.
Most ‘clean eating’ posts on Instagram portrayed men engaging in muscle presentation to convey virile strength and power.
A new study of 'clean eating' posts on Instagram has found that men - and muscles - feature more prominently than women.
Students march on the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara to honor the six victims of a mass killing after a young man went on a rampage after being bitter over sexual rejection.
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Incels compare themselves to other men, before blaming women for withholding sex from, in their perception, deserving men.
A heated debate is unfolding on Twitter about whether it's OK to compare middle-aged white men to boiled meat.
Cowboys Coyote Quartet, Glacier National Park, April 17, 1927.
The notion of a 'crisis of masculinity” clouds the understanding of complex social phenomena and falsely asserts a vision of humanity as being radically divided between men and women.
Currently, only 10% of teachers in primary education are male.
It has been predicted we will need 1,627 more classes for primary students nationally before 2025, and to respond to this demand we need to fix the gender imbalance in the teacher workforce.
Nat Randall on stage and screen in The Second Woman.
The Second Woman
In The Second Woman, actor Nat Randall replays the same scene, across 24 hours, with 100 different men. Leaving the audience to join her on stage is a thought-provoking experience.
Soldiers can now be more than just the best to join the British Army.
Women participate in a protest march for survivors of sexual assault and their supporters in Hollywood, Los Angeles.
Research shows men and women interpret violence and bullying differently.
Dealing with damaging harassment culture means changing the way we treat men, too.
Is it a crisis when men start to connect with their emotions? Or is it actually the right direction of travel?
The Lion of London (Daniel Crute) crushes an apple in his biceps at the Dynamic Tensions Physical Culture Show.
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Performing for the crowd, acting up and showing off – how physical culture's origins as theatre have fed into today's toxic masculinity, and how they can help it change.
Throughout history, metaphors based around the testes and semen brought out very different sides of masculinity.
Values are key to a nation’s success and the happiness of its citizens. Those associated with femininity, in particular, make for a happier country.
What makes for a thriving nation and happy citizens? Values. A nation's institutions need people with supporting underlying values to perform at their best.
US President Donald Trump signs the presidential decree banning the funding of international NGOs supporting abortion.
In public events Donald Trump has displayed the traits of a dominant masculinity. Yet the American president's policies represent an anthropological and ecological model that's outdated.
Hugh Hefner at a Playmate of the Year party in 2005.
Hefner's iconic Playmates, a scholar argues, need to be understood within their historical context, when men and especially women were expected to uphold strict standards of sexual propriety.
Hugh Hefner, founder of Playboy magazine, has died age 91.
Hugh Hefner, founder of Playboy magazine, has died age 91. While many have pointed to Playboy's problematic relationship with women, when it first appeared in 1953 the magazine was a challenge to Cold War men.
Some gay gang members are open about their sexuality, but others remain in the closet, fearing they could endanger themselves or the status of their gang.
A sociologist spent two years interviewing gay gang members. While some were in the closet and others were openly gay, all were forced to reckon with an environment of hypermasculinity.
Men who had to take responsibility for younger siblings growing up were not concerned about conforming to dominant ideas about manhood.
About 60% of children in South Africa under 10 years don't live with their biological fathers. But research sheds light on those who despite the pressures remain involved in their children’s lives.